Treasure Island

Kathleen Jessie Raine

(14 June 1908 – 6 July 2003 / London / England)

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  • ''I couldn't claim that I have never felt the urge to explore evil, but when you descend into hell you have to be very careful.''
    Kathleen Raine (b. 1908), British poet. Times (London, April 18, 1992).
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Heroes

This war's dead heroes, who has seen them?
They rise in smoke above the burning city,
Faint clouds, dissolving into sky —

And who sifting the Libyan sand can find
The tracery of a human hand,
The faint impression of an absent mind,
The fade-out of a soldier's day dream?

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